Université d'Orléans

French support courses

The Institute of French Language offers French support courses to all foreign students registered at the University of Orleans who want to improve their skills in French langage. The objective is to support them to succeed in their university studies.

Every new student will have a placement test at the beginning of the semester (September or January) in order to be orientated in the most appropriate course of study for his or her level.

 The students can choose between 1 or 2 courses. From advanced and superior levels, they can choose one elective course. Content of the courses


  • Bachelor's degree, Master's degree (including Erasmus, Exchange and specific programs)

2017/2018 tariff : 50€ per semester

Application form Bachelor's and Master's degrees- 1st semester 2017-2018

  • Foreign PhD and Researchers

2017/2018 tariff : 150€ per semester

Application form PhD and Researchers - 1st semester 2017-2018

The students should register before Friday, 22th September 2017 to the Institute of French Language.

1st semester 2017/2018 Calendar

Only students/researchers who have completed an application form and have paid the fees could take the placement test.

Placement test : Monday 25th September 2017 - 6:00 pm - Amphi Péguy

Classes begin : Monday 2nd October 2017

Schedule : coming soon

How to have ECTS ?

Only Erasmus students can obtain ECTS :

  • Written French : 2 ECTS/semester
  • Oral French : 2 ECTS/semester
  • Elective (only advanced and superior levels) : 2 ECTS/semester

* There isn't any second exam session pour French support courses.